Met Eireann have warned of an "arctic airflow" that will still around for the next few days.

Ireland has experienced below freezing temperatures this week as conditions have taken a frosty turn but that isn't going anywhere.

The national broadcaster have issued a weather advisory.

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"Arctic airflow set to continue over the weekend and into the early days of next week," Met Eireann wrote. "Persistently very cold night time and daytime temperatures bringing sharp to severe frosts and icy stretches on roads and footpaths.

"Dense fog forming in places with patches of freezing fog. Some showers of hail and sleet are expected too, falling as snow on higher ground."

The advisory is in place until 11.30pm on Tuesday.

There is also a low temperature and ice weather warning in place for the whole country, which came into effect at 5pm and will last until Sunday at 12pm.

Here's everything you need to know about the weather forecast for the weekend ahead.

Tonight (1st of December)

Tonight will be cold with well scattered showers over the western half of the country, possibly falling as sleet or snow at times. Staying drier further east. Turning foggy in places with freezing fog developing too. Widespread frost and icy stretches once again with lowest temperatures of 0 to -4 degrees

Saturday the 2nd of December

A frosty, icy and foggy start for many tomorrow, with ice and fog patches lingering through the day in some areas. Elsewhere will be clear with scattered showers and sunny spells. Showers will be most frequent in the west and northwest and some will be heavy with hail, sleet and snow possible. Highest temperatures of just 1 to 5 degrees.

Cold overnight, with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle moving in off the Atlantic, possibly turning wintry over higher ground. Lowest temperatures of -3 to +2 degrees, with light variable breezes.

Sunday the 3rd December

Sunday will likely be a mostly dry day with showers lingering near coasts, along with low cloud or mist struggling to clear through the day. Highest temperatures of 1 to 5 degrees, with light northeasterly breezes.

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